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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2009
  • pp: 1216–1218

Optical vortex vectographs

Grover A. Swartzlander, Arvind Marathay, Jennifer M. Harwell, Joshua Gordon, and Jason Figueiredo  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 8, pp. 1216-1218 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.001216


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Abstract

We theoretically and experimentally demonstrate how “vectograph” film may be used to create arbitrarily complex vector fields having broadband phase features such as optical vortices.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(230.5440) Optical devices : Polarization-selective devices
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(050.4865) Diffraction and gratings : Optical vortices

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 25, 2008
Revised Manuscript: February 3, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 4, 2009
Published: April 8, 2009

Citation
Grover A. Swartzlander, Jr., Arvind Marathay, Jennifer M. Harwell, Joshua Gordon, and Jason Figueiredo, "Optical vortex vectographs," Opt. Lett. 34, 1216-1218 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-8-1216


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